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Coloring Books and Your Mental Health

According to the American Art Therapy Association, art therapy is a mental health profession in which the process of making and creating artwork is used to “explore feelings, reconcile emotional conflicts, foster self-awareness, manage behavior and addictions, develop social skills, improve reality orientation, reduce anxiety and increase self-esteem.” So basically, it’s similar to good old therapy.

Yet art therapy is not only about learning and improving yourself — it’s a means of personal expression, too.

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HTTPS as a ranking signal

Google has been talking about making SSL a ranking factor since 2014 with the latest update of Chrome. Google will start calling out none HTTPS site as unsafe.

This is from the Google Blog

Webmaster level: all

Security is a top priority for Google. We invest a lot in making sure that our services use industry-leading security, like strong HTTPS encryption by default. That means that people using Search, Gmail and Google Drive, for example, automatically have a secure connection to Google.

We want to go even further. At Google I/O a few months ago, we called for “HTTPS everywhere” on the web.

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